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Wall Street fall on European concerns (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 24 (IANS) US stocks slipped Monday as investors were concerned about new developments in Europe's debt crisis and political turmoil.The European PMI data declined to 47.4 in ... Read more...

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Dutch PM, cabinet tender resignation


April 24th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 24 (IANS) Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte Monday tendered his government's resignation to Queen Beatrix, paving the way for early elections.Although the Queen shall take the offer ... Read more...

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US stocks slide on European concerns


April 24th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 24 (IANS) US stocks slid Monday as concerns over European situations once again plagued the market.The Dow Jones industrial average lost 102.09 points, or 0.78 percent, to ... Read more...

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David Cameron enjoys watching the EastEnders


December 6th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken about his family’s favorite television shows. He revealed that his family is all for the Christmas saying they take the ... Read more...

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Netherlands to unfreeze Libyan assets worth $2 bn


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 2 (IANS) Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said the Netherlands will unfreeze $2 billion worth of Libyan assets, and is willing to offer its expertise in ... Read more...

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Dutch PM Rutte meets Britain’s Cameron for bilateral talks


January 25th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday welcomed Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte to Downing Street for bilateral talks.The two leaders discussed a range of issues including the ... Read more...

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Leading Dutch Writer Harry Mulisch Passes away


November 1st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): the renowned Dutch writer Harry Mulisch who provided the world with some of the finest bestselling novels passed off in his Amsterdam home at ... Read more...

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Dutch PM Balkenende resigns over election defeat


June 10th, 2010 - 4:00 am ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende resigned on Wednesday evening as his party lost half its seat in in the House of Representatives during the general elections, ... Read more...

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Around 100 dead, including 61 Dutch citizens, in Tripoli plane crash


May 13th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI (BNO NEWS) -- Around 100 people were killed after an Afriqiyah Airways passenger plane from South Africa crashed in the Libyan capital on early Wednesday, officials said. At least one ... Read more...

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Plane crash in Libya kills over 100 (Fourth Lead)


May 12th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Cairo, May 12 (DPA) More than 100 people died when a Libyan aircraft on its way from South Africa crashed in Tripoli Wednesday, officials said. A nine-year-old Dutch boy was the only survivor ... Read more...

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Around 100 dead, including 61 Dutch citizens, in Tripoli plane crash


May 12th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI (BNO NEWS) -- Around 100 people were killed after an Afriqiyah Airways passenger plane from South Africa crashed in the Libyan capital on early Wednesday, officials said. At least one passenger, ... Read more...

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President Obama calls Dutch PM Balkenende, invites him for Nuclear Security Summit


March 11th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday called Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende to discuss Afghanistan, the political situation and to invite him to the Nuclear Security Summit, ... Read more...

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President Obama calls Dutch PM Balkenende, invites him for Nuclear Security Summit


March 11th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday called Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende, the Dutch government said."President Obama of the United States on Wednesday afternoon March, 10 expressed ... Read more...

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Afghan President Karzai applauds Dutch efforts in phone call with PM Balkenende


February 22nd, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- Afghan President Karzai on Monday called Dutch Prime Minister Balkenende to show his appreciation for the work of Dutch soldiers and development workers in his country, the ... Read more...

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Dutch coalition government topples over NATO Afghan request


February 20th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- A long crisis over a NATO request that asked Dutch troops to remain in Afghanistan toppled the coalition government on early Saturday.Dutch Prime Minister Balkenende confirmed the ... Read more...

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Leaders at UN debate push for greater efforts on climate change


September 27th, 2009 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 26 (Xinhua) Leaders attending a key UN debate here Saturday urged greater international efforts to tackle climate change, voicing high hopes for successful outcomes at the December climate conference ... Read more...

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Mini Pravasi Bhartiya Divas concludes in Hague


September 24th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): The third regional Mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas which was held in Hague to bring together members of the Indian Diaspora in Europe at a common platform to discuss ... Read more...

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Obama hopes for progress after Afghan elections


July 15th, 2009 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (DPA) US President Barack Obama expressed hope Tuesday that Afghanistan can enter a "different phase" after elections take place in August. Obama said any exit strategy for US and ... Read more...

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Dutch Royal parade attack suspect dead


May 1st, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Amsterdam (The Netherlands), May 1 (ANI): A man, who killed five people and injured 13 in an attempt to kill members of the Dutch royal family, has died, according to media reports.The ... Read more...

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International conference on Afghanistan opens in The Hague


March 31st, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 31 (DPA) An international conference on Afghanistan began here Tuesday with delegates from some 80 countries welcoming the US' new anti-Taliban strategy and vowed to support its reconstruction. The ... Read more...

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Netherlands may send more troops to Afghanistan


December 19th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Dec 19 (DPA) Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende has said his government would consider a possible US request for a new Dutch contribution to the International Security and Assistance Forces ... Read more...

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All of Fortis activities in Netherlands nationalised


October 4th, 2008 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Oct 3 (DPA) The governments of Belgium and Luxembourg have transferred all of their shares in the Dutch division of bank and insurance giant Fortis to the Netherlands, including the Dutch ... Read more...

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Netherlands stand out in European Union by attending Olympics opening


July 2nd, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Amsterdam, July 2 (DPA) Netherlands will be one of the few European countries sending top representatives to the opening of the Olympic Games, Aug 8 in Beijing. Foreign Minister Maxime Verhagen sent ... Read more...

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Don’t blame food prices on biofuels: Brazilian president


April 11th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by admin
The Hague, April 11 (IANS) Brazilian President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva has called on world leaders to take steps to increase food production to hold the price line and not blame ... Read more...

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